Management Accountant

Location Edinburgh
Discipline: Commerce & Industry
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Fergus Wade

Contact email:
Contact phone: 07866304002
Job ref: 134615
Published: 3 months ago
Expiry date: 14 Feb 2024 23:59

Management Accountant l Edinburgh l 35k l

Change Recruitment Group are supporting the recruitment of a Management Accountant in Edinburgh with hybrid working.

Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, you will provide comprehensive day-to-day support in financial management, focusing on the preparation of management accounts and associated financial reports. If you are interested in a position that offers a unique opportunity to contribute to process improvements and efficiency in financial management services, then we’d love to hear from you.

The package:

  • A salary of circa 35k
  • Generous leave allowance
  • Market leading pension
  • Study support
  • Hybrid working


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Produce monthly, quarterly, and annual management accounts
  • Assist in preparing and presenting financial reporting packs for the board and other forums
  • Monitor and reconcile suspense, control accounts, and balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, including accruals and prepayments
  • Assist in analysing and evaluating financial business cases
  • Collaborate with Finance Business Partners and Head of Financial Reporting & projects for continuous development of the finance function
  • Participate in finance/governance change projects, including full project life cycle and delivery of necessary training
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of the financial procedures manual
  • Identify improvement opportunities and champion process improvements and cost-saving initiatives
  • Support Finance Business Partners in the development and execution of corporate planning and budgeting processes
  • Communication & business support/engagement
  • Build effective cooperation and relationships with departments and external partners
  • Work closely with Finance Partners to have a strong awareness of financial and commercial matters within department
  • Design and implement improved financial controls and processes

Key skills and experience you’ll ideally have:

  • Part Qualified Accountant (with evidence of actively studying and near completion)
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experience in a financial support team
  • Strong technical skills in accounts preparation, budget management, and current accounting regulations
  • Knowledge and experience using accounting systems and software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer-focused approach with a history of delivering high standards of performance and customer service
  • Ability to work both within a team and on own initiative
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience of managing and delivering financial project objectives

If you’d like to apply or find out more, please get in touch and/or send your CV at the earliest opportunity to